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Are Girls Afraid of Math

Are Girls Afraid of Math?

If you’re a female engineer and a mother of daughters, shouldn’t it be reasonable to assume that one or more of them will follow your career path and seek out a career in a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) […]

girls and math

Girls and Math

Women continue to be underrepresented in science and mathematics careers in North America, and the latest research suggests that one root of the problem may be found as far back as elementary school. Girls in Science The data from the […]

Tutoring-Relieves-Math-Anxiety

Tutoring Relieves Math Anxiety

“I don’t like spiders and snakes,” say the words of an old country music song, but they might as well say, “I don’t like spiders and snakes and math.” Researchers at Stanford University in California have determined that youngsters with […]

Math Anxiety and the Role of Parents

Math Anxiety and the Role of Parents

Parents are generally the most important influence in shaping their children’s characters, so perhaps it shouldn’t be surprising to learn that they also affect their offsprings’ attitudes toward mathematics. Researchers at the University of Chicago previously showed that students can […]

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What Is Blended Education?

Since blended education – more commonly known as blended learning — is a growing trend at post-secondary institutions across North America, both parents and students will want to familiarize themselves with the concept and understand how it works and why […]

Geometry Resources

Geometry Resources

As comprehensively defined by Cornell University’s Math department, Geometry is: The visual study of shapes, sizes, patterns, and positions. It occurred in all cultures, through at least one of these five strands of human activities: 1. building/structures (building/repairing a house, […]